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Demystifying dyspnoea

Dr Sandhya Maharaj explores briefly the key concepts of dyspnoea in the palliative care.

Dr Sandhya Maharaj condenses dyspnoea into a short presentation.

Can you think of some illnesses that in their advanced stage may cause shortness of breath?

Have you ever experienced or saw someone experience shortness of breath?

Describe your experience of bearing witness to this symptom?

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Key Principles of Palliative Care

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